Category Archives: Magazine Recipes

Wreath Macaroons

Wreath Macaroons | Taking On Magazines | Macaroons are a wonder of the cookie world. Butter and flour-free, they are still beautiful and delicious, especially when given a charming wreath shape.

Macaroons are a wonder of the cookie world. Butter and flour-free, they are still beautiful and delicious, especially when given a charming wreath shape. Because I don’t do a lot of baking, there are times that I go to scoop … Continue reading

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Mocha Balls

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Decadent, rich and more than a little boozy, these Mocha Balls make the perfect holiday gift. The fact that they’re easy to make is an added bonus. In these days before Christmas, nothing can put a grumpy face on me … Continue reading

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Espresso & Chipotle Smoked Ribeye Roast

Espresso & Chipotle Smoked Ribeye Roast | Taking On Magazines | The fragrant and spicy espresso and chipotle rub on this gorgeous roast is enhanced by smoking the ribeye instead of using the oven. It's delicious.

The fragrant and spicy espresso and chipotle rub on this gorgeous roast is enhanced by smoking the ribeye instead of using the oven. It’s delicious. I’ve always been a fan of Dr. Seuss’ original ‘How The Grinch Stole Christmas.’ It’s … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions

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A touch of red wine vinegar offsets the sweetness of caramelized onions and roasted Brussels sprouts in this gorgeous, delicious side dish. One of the few times (okay, maybe not so few) I get a laugh at my family’s expense … Continue reading

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Tangy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Pickled Onions, Apple, and Smoked Cheese

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These Tangy Pulled Chicken Sandwiches are made doubly good with pickled onions, apple, and delicious smoked cheese. They make an awesome lunch. Do you remember the sandwiches your mom made for you when you were a young tyke? Were any … Continue reading

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Scrambled Egg Sandwich

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Wanting a sandwich but not a cold lunch? Consider a hot, delicious Scrambled Egg Sandwich instead. The bacon adds crunch and salt to the creamy eggs. On Tuesday morning, a young man was kind enough to inform me that there … Continue reading

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New Year’s Apple Cake

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This non-dairy New Year’s Apple Cake is extra moist thanks to the addition of vegetable oil and lots of apples. It’s a gorgeous and delicious holiday cake. I was in Israel many years ago. My father, who was a professor … Continue reading

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Croque Monsieur-Style Sandwiches ~ Oh, How I Love Blue Apron

Croque Monsieur-Style Sandwiches | Taking On Magazines | Save the shopping for holiday presents. These awesome sandwiches and salad can be made without leaving home thanks to Blue Apron.

Save the shopping for holiday presents. These awesome Croque Monsieur-Style Sandwiches can be made without leaving home thanks to Blue Apron. I have to go to the store today. I don’t want to because I went yesterday. And I went … Continue reading

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A Whole New [Delicious] Meaning to the Term ‘Dark & Stormy’ #giveaway

Dark & Stormy | Taking On Magazines | You've heard the term, 'dark and stormy night.' Thanks to Powell & Mahoney, Dark & Stormy has a new, delicious meaning; one full of flavor, warmth and holiday cheer.

You’ve heard the term, ‘dark and stormy night.’ Thanks to Powell & Mahoney, Dark & Stormy has a new, delicious meaning; one full of flavor, warmth and holiday cheer.  Did you know that the line, ‘It was a dark and stormy … Continue reading

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Beef Marsala Stew

Beef Marsala Stew | Taking On Magazines | Tender, savory and absolutely delicious, this slow cooker delicious stew is a perfect weeknight comfort food meal.

Tender, savory and absolutely delicious, this slow cooker Beef Marsala Stew is a perfect weeknight comfort food meal. I’m curious; what’s your normal knock-around-the-house wear during winter? Do you dress for show from nice shoes to coiffed hair even if … Continue reading

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